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Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-26-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 907
Posted By Pat_X5
Thanks everyone for their input! Much...

Thanks everyone for their input!

Much appreciated that this forum brings people of like thinking!:thumbup:
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-25-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 907
Posted By Pat_X5
Yes, thank you! I am not stuck on that...

Yes, thank you!
I am not stuck on that particular car - not particular with colors so I will wait for the G05 to arrive then see what's leftover.

I'd rather have a diesel, as I had 2013 X5 diesel...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-25-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 907
Posted By Pat_X5
Question Please rate or predict this lease: 2018 X5 40e

After a 3 year absence from BMW, I am returning to BMW since the Land Rover I had was not that great to drive - I was in a Jag F Pace loaner for many months while in service.:tsk:

Got a lease...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 06-21-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 701
Posted By Pat_X5
Very useful list! So it looks like PHEV or...

Very useful list!

So it looks like PHEV or diesel.
Now to wait for a deal to come thru when the new G05 hit the floors....:dunno:
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 06-20-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 701
Posted By Pat_X5
Which one will be a better buy: Diesel or PHEV ?

So after 3 years of Land Rover ills, I am back to BMW and looking for an outgoing F15.

Initially looking at the diesel variant for torque and the PHEV for battery only daily driver, what would be...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 06-20-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,240
Posted By Pat_X5
Hello all! Just returned to this forum...

Hello all!

Just returned to this forum after 3 years with Land Rover.

Although my other car is a well running 2014 528i, I am now starting to look at the F15 diesel again - to replace the ill...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 06-04-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,034
Posted By Pat_X5
Is there a government rebate that BMW gets for...

Is there a government rebate that BMW gets for selling a current X5 diesel ?

My last BMW diesel was a 2013 E70 X5d and loved it. I remembered the dealer discounted the price of the car by $4500...
Forum: General BMW Questions 02-24-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 826
Posted By Pat_X5
Edilock / VAG key programming locksmith ?

Has anyone had to find a locksmith to program a virgin BMW remote key fob to a 2014 or newer BMW ?

I have a BMW virgin transponder key w/ uncut blank steel manual key and need to find a locksmith...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 01-18-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 339,067
Posted By Pat_X5
So I lost my remote fob while fishing and still...

So I lost my remote fob while fishing and still have the steel cut key part which was still dangling on my waders....

I found on eBay someone selling a virgin, unprogrammed remote key fob for $60...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-12-2016, 06:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By Pat_X5
Question End of lease: 2013 X5d buyout questions

So my friend who got the X5 at the same time as I did is wanting to keep the X5 after lease.

She went into the same dealer she leased from and was told that they can buy the car from BMWFS at...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-14-2016, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 752
Posted By Pat_X5
Second time lease is usually not very good...

Second time lease is usually not very good numbers wise - what are the numbers: cap cost, MF and residual ?
Ask your dealer if the car has CPO warranty and the extra year maintenance that they gave...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-14-2016, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,035
Posted By Pat_X5
Steering! Big differences on steering - the...

Steering!

Big differences on steering - the EPS on the first gen F10 was awful!
The facelifted version starting with 2014 had a much better EPS steering feel!

I test drove a 2013 and 2014 F10...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-09-2016, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 884
Posted By Pat_X5
Yes - this ^^^ happened to my '13 X5. Early...

Yes - this ^^^ happened to my '13 X5.

Early pull ahead - 6 months saved me from paying the excess miles had I gone to the end!:thumbup:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-09-2016, 08:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,728
Posted By Pat_X5
dupe

dupe
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-09-2016, 08:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,728
Posted By Pat_X5
That oil change scam is a scam - I noticed my...

That oil change scam is a scam - I noticed my most recent BMW had a tendency to only notify me of a service when ever I turned on the car on the dashboard bottom edge of the screen and you have to be...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-07-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,151
Posted By Pat_X5
If the tread goes below 3/32" then expect to pay...

If the tread goes below 3/32" then expect to pay for the tires.

You can get a set of non star RFT (Bridgestone DriveGuards) for about $500 a set.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-07-2016, 02:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,173
Posted By Pat_X5
At my dealer, the CA did the inspection when I...

At my dealer, the CA did the inspection when I turned in my lease early and just got the bill from BMWFS: $0.
:thumbup:
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-06-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,471
Posted By Pat_X5
Try Euro delivery ?

Try Euro delivery ?
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-06-2016, 10:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,903
Posted By Pat_X5
In California we get paper plates which shows the...

In California we get paper plates which shows the dealer of purchase - we do not have temp tags like Texas, Georgia, and other states I have seen.
We get a small 4x6 size temp tag placed on the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-06-2016, 09:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,007
Posted By Pat_X5
My F10 came with the Bridgestone DriveGuard RFT...

My F10 came with the Bridgestone DriveGuard RFT and LOVE them!

Yes, my first BMW with RFT that I love to drive!

Even after 15 years of awful RFT which I normally switch them out to conventional...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-03-2016, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 758
Posted By Pat_X5
You may want to check with your tax advisor as...

You may want to check with your tax advisor as you live in CA - there are state (CA) and local credits (SCAQMD, city) available.

As for the federal, if you buy cash or finance it you will receive...
Forum: General BMW Questions 06-03-2016, 06:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,056
Posted By Pat_X5
I assume the OP got a non CPO- BMW ? If so,...

I assume the OP got a non CPO- BMW ?
If so, then as a result of lower pricing, it behooves you to get additional warranty for the car.

CPO cars have additional BMW warranty that keeps it going...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-02-2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,307
Posted By Pat_X5
Can't believe the dealer took advantage of the...

Can't believe the dealer took advantage of the OP.

After being offered 0% APR, they re-wrote the contract for 1.9%????

What a rip - should be 0.9% which is what I got for a CPO if in fact it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-02-2016, 08:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,084
Posted By Pat_X5
Better get a Valentine V1 radar & laser detector....

Better get a Valentine V1 radar & laser detector.

I have one and it is set to ignore the K band because of other cars, automatic door openers, microwave transmitters, etc...

In my state, the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-31-2016, 03:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,635
Posted By Pat_X5
Vehicle has mounting points that a specialist off...

Vehicle has mounting points that a specialist off road shop would be able to locate.
The step bar mounts for the stock BMW side steps are there so you should ask the off road guys (like 4WD Parts)...
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